“I don’t know where they got the story from, people are so funny. Without confirming if it is true, they went ahead and started spreading the rumor. The picture people were made to believe it was how I died is actually a movie scene taken from a film I featured in titled “Reflections,” I am so surprised that the news went that far, I don’t have anything to say to those behind the acts but all I can say is that I am alive and healthy”.
“I don’t want [the person who spread the rumor] to do this anymore, because this is my fourth time being reported [dead]. Maybe a psychiatrist will say I’m feeding [the originator’s] ego, but I just want to say to friends of that person: Just tell him to stop, because it isn’t funny
“The bad news is I’m an epileptic, I’m prone to seizures. Like, this isn’t my first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh seizure. I’ve had a bunch of seizures, y’all just never hear about them. … Basically, I could’ve died, so that is why it was so serious. But the reason being for the seizures is just plain stress, no rest, overworking myself.”
Lil Wayne revealed this to Los Angeles hip-hop radio station Power 106 on March 28, 2013, after scaring fans with a hospital stint.
Sometimes it’s freaky because I have to call my family about it, I was celebrating the birthday of my twins in Montreal and I was getting these phone calls saying there was stuff on Facebook that I was dead…But I’m glad I’m not dead!”